One dead and four injured in M1 crash near Leicester


One person has died after a crash involving a lorry and a camper van on the M1 in Leicestershire.

Five people were treated by paramedics at the scene of the crash, which happened between junctions 20 and 21, south of Leicester, at about 0100 BST.

Leicestershire Police said one person had been arrested in connection with the crash.

The northbound carriageway was closed between Lutterworth and Leicester until mid-morning on Wednesday.

Three of the injured people were taken to the Leicester Royal Infirmary, with one taken to the Queen's Medical Centre in Nottingham.

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